Drew Stelljes

Drew Stelljes
  • Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Leadership
  • Archived Blogger

About Drew Stelljes

Dr. Andrew D. Stelljes served as the Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement & Leadership at William & Mary until 2023. He provided leadership and direction for an integrated portfolio aimed at enhancing student development.

Stelljes is the author of Service-Learning and Community Engagement: Toward Long-term Developmental Social Concern and his engagement model has been widely published. He has authored an array of journal articles on placing students' intellectual and developmental needs at the center of the learning endeavor, service-learning, community-based learning, education policy reform measures, impacts of alternative breaks and measures of the efficacy of college-based tutoring and mentoring programs.

Posts by Drew Stelljes

The Trail

Guest blogger Ryan Leventhal ’23 writes about the flow of the runner, the comfortable rhythm that mimics life itself. The trail is sacred. When

Running Your Race – A Syllabus for Well-Being

Guest blogger, Pietro Marino ’23 writes about his running journey as part of life at W&M. We know that accomplishment includes the concepts of

Putting Love in Action

Guest blogger Ryann England writes about leaders in action – putting love in action. The story written is based on the characters of Winnie the

Inclusive Excellence – Supporting Student Veterans’ Transition at William & Mary

Guest blogger Charlie Foster shares the past, present, and future of support for student veterans at W&M. Student veterans lead the way. In 2014-2015,

Pen Pals Enhance Civic Agency and Connections During Pandemic

Guest blogger Sonia Kinkhabwala ’21 shares the story of how Pen Pals went from an idea to a program in a few days during

The Sixth Stage of Grieving

I recently wrote about how we are each on our own course of personal grieving the loss of the season and celebrations. We’ve all experienced

Grieving the Loss of Springtime at W&M

Lately, I’ve been talking with students via Zoom. They’re expressing emotions that I relate with. That’s not normal. Often I relate to the emotions

COVID-19- Gratitude for New Routines

I’ve been thinking a lot the past week about what I care about. I think it’s a manifestation of my fear that I may

Dear Class of 2020

Class of 2020, I am joined by all of my colleagues across W&M and your family and friends when sharing with you how very